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June 21st

Boileau is sitting pretty

June 21, 2013

A youthful Newtonian has hit a North Carolina talent bullseye.

She did not win the state lottery nor is she dancing or singing on a TV show, but Suzy Nadeau Boileau has designed a decorative chair which was recently selected for the Executive Mansion in Raleigh.

June 20th

Successful summit

June 20, 2013

The National Association For Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE) and Catawba Valley Community College recently partnered to hold the first ever regional summit focusing on developing strong community outreach programs.

Car strikes ECCCM

June 20, 2013

A slip of the foot caused an accident Thursday morning at Eastern Catawba County Christian Ministries.

Car is no match to train

June 20, 2013

“I knew what it was when I heard the commotion,” Newton resident Howard Campbell said. “This is the second accident at that crossing that I have either heard or scene.”

Campbell who lives across the street from the accident called 9-1-1 and hoped for the best.

June 19th

Reunion planning under way

June 19, 2013

The 124th Annual Soldiers Reunion returns once again this August. Reunion Week kicks off Sunday, Aug. 11 and culminates with Reunion Day and the Reunion Parade on Thursday, Aug. 15.

June 18th

Donation to heighten awareness of underage drinking

June 18, 2013

Alcohol and Substance Abuse Prevention of Catawba County (A.S.A.P.) coalition member Walt Thomas recently donated $1,060 for the purchase of a “Fatal Vision Starter Kit” for A.S.A.P.  

ECCCM interns get to work

June 18, 2013

Eastern Catawba Cooperative Christian Ministry, a United Way partner agency, is proud to announce the addition of six summer interns to its staff.

The interns are Becca Bleich, Kari Gibson, Kayla Gibson, Aaron Little, Adam Matthews and Michelle Payne.

Second arrest in murder case

June 18, 2013

Richard Patrick Connor Jr., 36, of 2342 Edna St. in Catawba was arrested on Friday, June 14 and charged with felony conspiracy to commit murder.

He was arrested in the Stony Point community of Alexander County Friday around 11:30 a.m. by the Alexander County Sheriff Office.

Crowds enjoying pool

June 18, 2013

Lots of people are beating the heat this summer and taking a dip in the pool at the Newton Recreation Center on South Brady Avenue.

June 17th

Checkpoint nets 59 charges

June 17, 2013

Newton along with the Hickory and Conover police departments and N.C. Highway Patrol wrote a combined 59 tickets and made several arrests during a weekend checkpoint.

The group of 17 officers conducted the checkpoint Saturday, June 15 at 11 p.m. that lasted until 2 a.m Sunday. The checkpoint was located on U.S. 70 near the Hickory American Legion Fair Grounds.

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